Marie Osmond is an actress and country and pop singer. She began her music career by making numerous appearances on The Osmonds' tour stops. In 1973, she released her debut solo single, "Paper Roses". The song quickly became a hit, reaching the #1 spot on the country charts, as well as making it into the top 5 on the pop charts. This propelled her album of the same name to the top of the charts, and gave Marie Osmond her first major hit at the age of thirteen.